Inside out beautyPublished on October 8, 2016

Photo by: Mark Holleron

Put your blender to work with free-radical fighting antioxidants, collagen-boosting Vitamin C, skin-smoothing silica plus hydrating and plumping ingredients in a green smoothie that brings beauty from the inside out.


3 leaves kale
2 celery stalks - chopped
1 banana
1/3 lemon - rind removed
1/3 cucumber
1/2 cup pineapple
1/4 cup blueberries
1/2 green apple
1 tsp spirulina
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup coconut water (or filtered water)
Blend all ingredients together in a high-speed blender until smooth.  Sip & glow!

KALE - Vitamins A, C & E and vital anti-aging nutrients 
CHIA - Rich in essential fatty acids and high in antioxidants to nourish and prevent premature skin aging
SPIRULINA - high in protein, vitamins and minerals that can help improve skin’s brightness, tone and quality and moisture retention
COCONUT WATER - naturally hydrating and rich in lauric acid, which helps to protect skin
CELERY - can help reduce puffiness and flush out toxins
LEMON - detoxifying plus rich in Vitamin C, which supports skin collagen production
CUCUMBER- Hydrating and rich in potassium, magnesium and silica to help improve complexion and youthful radiance
BLUEBERRIES - antioxidant powerhouse rich in resveratrol to help reverse skin damage
PINEAPPLE - Rich in vitamin C, which is key to the production of collagen that helps to give skin its firmness and strength
GREEN APPLE - high levels of pectin - helps to plump and firm skin

Melissa Shabinsky

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